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New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in October 2022. Africa: Technical Advisor, Health Systems Strengthening PATH Senegal (Re-Opening) UNFPA Representative, Niamey,Niger D-1 UNFPA Niger Deputy Representative, … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

One Size Does Not Fit All: Importance of Culturally Sensitive Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Immigrant Communities

Immigrant women are among those marginalized groups who continue to face health inequities globally; the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbated these inequities by way of changes in the healthcare systems’ priorities and capacity concerns. Immigrant women have more restricted access to health care compared to their non-immigrant counterparts, for example, we see higher … Continue reading “One Size Does Not Fit All: Importance of Culturally Sensitive Sexual and Reproductive Health Education for Immigrant Communities”

Community-Based Approaches and Improved Training in Black-Serving Hospitals are Crucial for Helping to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes in the Now

The US has some of the highest maternal morbidity and mortality rates, with Black women disproportionately affected. Time and time again, we’ve heard that to improve maternal health outcomes in the U.S. for Black women, we must get rid of racial bias and discrimination. This goal, while important, will not happen in my lifetime. Current … Continue reading “Community-Based Approaches and Improved Training in Black-Serving Hospitals are Crucial for Helping to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes in the Now”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Africa: Midwifery Specialist, Regional Office, Dakar, Senegal, P4 UNFPA Senegal Program Associate, SRMNH CHAI Malawi Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Advisor Jhpiego Zimbabwe RMNCAEH+N Strategy Review … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Africa: Gender-Based Violence Data and Information Management System Specialist (GBVDIMS) UNFPA Juba, South Sudan Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist UNFPA Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Associate, Hepatitis … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Africa Associate, SRMNCAHN; CHAI; Zambia Associate, Hepatitis Maternal and Child Health;CHAI; Rwanda Gender, Equity, and Inclusion Technical Advisor; CHAI; Benin Asia and the Pacific Manager, Sexual … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Meaning and Measurement, Towards High EPMM Indicator Validity

Whether you know it or not, indicator validity matters to you. To illustrate why, let’s take the problem of disrespect and abuse (D&A) of women during childbirth. D&A is a violation of human rights, negatively impacts quality of care, and creates mistrust of the health system. What’s more, it’s a common phenomenon. Pregnant women all … Continue reading “Meaning and Measurement, Towards High EPMM Indicator Validity”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Africa Director of Quality and Safety (RMNCAH); JSI; Ethiopia National Consultant for Reproductive Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) and Human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Integration; … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Challenging the reliance on facility-based childbirth to prevent maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries

  The burden of maternal mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) remains high, notwithstanding heavy investment in maternal healthcare. Historically, these strategies have prioritized increasing facility-based birth. However, emerging evidence has challenged facility-based birth as an appropriate or effective strategy for reducing maternal mortality. Human rights groups highlight prevalent disrespect and abuse during childbirth … Continue reading “Challenging the reliance on facility-based childbirth to prevent maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Africa Technical Officer/Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent, Health (RMNCAH) ;WHO; South Sudan NPO (Maternal and Reproductive Health); WHO; Cote d’Ivoire Team Lead (Reproductive and Maternal Health); … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”